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Pontius Pilate Stone

Pilate Stone

Posted on February 22, 2019 by

Categories: Archaeology, Historical

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The advance of archaeology has brought further recognition of the historicity of many Biblical characters. Pontius Pilate was one of the most pivotal figures in the New Testament account of the earthly ministry of Christ. There have been a few ancient literary references of Pilate but no archaeological discoveries confirming his historicity; there were no ancient letters or correspondence from him, no artifacts bearing his name or image, and no physical evidence concerning his reign. This was the case until 1961 when a discovery was made which helped to establish him as an actual historical figure. A team led by… Read More »